- Ella Mediadigital marketer. social media consultant. blogger., 2009 - present
With a degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering and over 10 years experience in Information Technology, Melanie Edwards founded modernmami™.com in 2006. Combining her education with 3 years of e-learning industry experience, Melanie applies the various techniques she acquired to digital marketing and social media consulting. Collaborating with individuals, and small to large businesses, Melanie focuses on multi-layered strategies for implementing social media. Through Ella Media, Melanie’s focus is to connect businesses with today’s digital Latina.
Melanie’s insight is often sought by her social media peers and organizations. She has spoken at various conferences, including Type-A Parent, Blogalicious Weekend, BlogHer, and SheStreams, on topics such as blogging balance, marketing to Latinas, and HTML basics, among others. Melanie has been featured on Univision, NBC’s Today Moms, Parenting.com, Fox News Latino, and The Miami Herald, along with local media coverage. Melanie has been a contributor and/or provided content for DisneyBaby.com, Let’s Play, and Pampers. In the past, Melanie has also contributed to sites such as Scholastic Parents, Fox News Latino, and Mamiverse. Currently, Melanie has partnerships with Nintendo, Walmart, and Together Counts, with many more successful brand partnerships in the past. One of Melanie’s most recent accomplishments was participating in an intimate round-table discussion with the First Lady, Michelle Obama, representing Latina mothers and their concerns.
Married 10 years, she is the proud mother of an energized 7-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy, who are being raised in a bilingual, multicultural environment. Originally from Puerto Rico, Melanie now resides in Orlando, Florida. Connect with Melanie on Twitter, Facebook, or via the contact information found below.
- University of Central Florida
- Florida International University
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